Anna Morris and Tom Ward (both AeroLab Ward WheelZ) secured the Welsh Senior 10-Mile Championship crowns at the title race in Gwent on Sunday.
Promoted by Pontypool RCC, the event used the R10/17 course near Abergavenny which 25-year-old Ward covered in 18-48 to take the title was 20 seconds from lee Perrott (Cycle Specific), while third spot went to George Evans (Team Bottrill) who was another 13 seconds back.
And 24-year-old Morris clocked 21-22 to be crowned women’s champion by 27 seconds from Welsh 25-mile champion Stephanie Post (Team Bottrill), while Jessica Rhodes-Jones (AeroCoach) was another eight seconds back in third.
In other categories, Joshua Tarling (Team Backstedt Bike Performance) covered the course in 20-04 to finish as top juvenile and was seventh fastest overall, while the junior prize went to Kieran Morris (Total Tri Training) with 21-39.
Ward’s win was by ne means his first of the season.
He has also been crowned Welsh CA 25 and 30-mile Championship winner this season, with a host of other victories to his name including the Sportzmad 10 on this same course back in June where he was just one second slower than in this event, as well as the Bromsgrove Olympic CC 10 in May.
And Morris was third fastest female at the Welsh 25-Mile Championship behind Post and Alice Lethbridge back in May, while she was second behind Post in the Welsh 30-Mile Championship in July.
The event uses the A40, starting to the south of Abergavenny just beyond Abergavenny Airstrip and heading east to the turn at Raglan, before retracing.
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Pos Name Club Age Cat Time
1 Tom Ward AeroLab Ward WheelZ 25 M 18:48
2 Lee Perrott Cycle Specific 40 MV 19:08
3 George Evans Team Bottrill 21 M 19:21
4 B Xavier Disley AeroCoach 34 M 19:23
5 Samuel Tillett Wales Racing Academy 20 M 19:33
6 Owen Burgess Newport Phoenix CC 35 M 19:44
7 Joshua Tarling Team Backstedt Bike Performance 15 Juv 20:04
8 Luke Dix Cardiff Jif 40 MV 20:11
9 Andy Davies Cardiff Jif 37 M 20:18
10 Matt Smith CC Hackney 43 MV 20:19
1 Anna Morris AeroLab Ward WheelZ 24 F 21:22
2 Stephanie Post Team Bottrill 33 F 21:49
3 Jessica Rhodes-jones AeroCoach 29 F 21:57
4 Jo Buckland PDQ Cycle Coaching 52 FV 23:32
5 Joanne Jago Performance Cycles CC 38 F 23:51
6 Michelle Fishbourne CES Sport 52 FV 24:33
7 Rosey Mushens 73 Degrees Bicycles 54 FV 24:54
8 Deborah Sheridan Warwickshire Road Club 62 FV 25:04
9 Katherine Brace Tenby Aces CC 39 F 26:06
10 Amanda Lane Bynea Cycling Club 39 F 27:25
1 Kieran Morris Total Tri Training 18 Jun 21:39